Top Agriculture Jobs of the Week

For the week of 11-27-17

AgHires works hard to be the number one resource for top jobs in agriculture. The agriculture industry provides a variety of job opportunities that range far and wide. Take a moment to search through the thousands of current job openings on AgHires.com, and check out the five we have highlighted below.

Loan Officer for GreenStone Farm Credit Services

A little about the business: GreenStone Farm Credit Services is an $8 billion financial services institution with 500 employees in 36 locations throughout Michigan and Northeast Wisconsin. GreenStone provides short term and long-term credit to our customers, as well as a variety of other products and services, such as crop insurance, life and disability insurance, accounting services, tax planning and preparation, and appraisals.

What you would be doing: We are currently hiring for a Loan Officer to join our team to be based in either Alma or Lakeview, MI.  In this role, your primary responsibility is to provide lending and financing to our rural customers with small hobby farms, land loans, and large acreage house loans servicing both Alma & Lakeview locations (about 35 miles apart).  You will be the personal banker for customers to walk them through the loan process, lending terms, and borrowing options.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, agriculture, finance, accounting or related field. 3-5 years of experience in the consumer credit or agriculture industry. Basic knowledge of loan products and services, credit operations and government lending regulations. General knowledge of farm production methods and products. Registration in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) is required.

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Precision Ag Associate for South Dakota Wheat Growers

A little about the business:  South Dakota Wheat Growers is an innovative grain and agronomy cooperative with more than 5,400 active member-owners in eastern North and South Dakota. Despite the name, our members now grow more corn and soybeans than they do wheat. Wheat Growers markets approximately 160 million bushels annually – and has been serving member-owners with pride and integrity since 1923.

What you would be doing:  The Precision Ag Associate will aid in the day to day operation of the Innovation Center Precision Ag Department and Innovation Center Parts Department through sales, service, installation of hardware and parts, maintaining inventory, training and assisting external as well as internal customers. 

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-college or technical school; or one year to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Sales background strongly preferred.

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Agronomist for Wade Incorporated

A little about the business: Wade Incorporated Agronomist will provide leadership in designing agronomic services to our customer base & keep all of Wade Incorporated up to date with all the latest trends in agriculture.

What you would be doing: Wade Incorporated Agronomist will provide leadership in designing agronomic services to our customer base & keep all of Wade Incorporated up to date with all the latest trends in agriculture.

Qualifications: Graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, crop, soil, weed management, ag business, or other ag science course work. CCA preferred. Must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience. Valid Driver’s License. Must live or be willing to relocate to the Columbus, MS area.

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Irrigation Tech for PRIDE Industries

A little about the business: PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers.

What you would be doing: Under general supervision, the Irrigation Technician installs repairs and maintains the irrigations systems for a customer contract. Employees in this job class maintain irrigation systems from the point of connection to the main line and booster pumps, handle electronic valves, battery operated valves and lateral lines that feed the sprinkler heads and nozzles. This position is also responsible for the electronic irrigations timers, flow sensors, master valves and weather stations. This job class requires knowledge of various irrigation systems and how they operate.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Three or more years of experience in related occupation involving sprinkler irrigation installation, repair and maintenance. Ability to use relevant hand tools and equipment. Knowledge of basic hydraulics, tools and parts, including a variety of piping materials such as PVC/plastic, metal, copper and ABS. Knowledge of safe operation of construction and landscaping industrial equipment.

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Assistant Farm Manager for Parabel USA Inc.

A little about the business: Parabel is a fast-growing, vertically integrated food company driven by the integrity of our people and a passion for our products. Parabel is at the forefront of technology in the food ingredient industry, having won the 2015 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award. Parabel has developed novel ingredients produced from the water lentil, with applications in food, feed and nutritional supplement markets.

What you would be doing: The Assistant Farm Manager position directs and manages all day-to-day activities of the company’s crop production and farming operations. This position provides management support to the Farm Manager providing solutions and continuous improvement suggestions for the overall efficiency of the company’s site operations. The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Farm Manager may change periodically, and he/she may be required to perform or be assigned additional work within his/her capacity, from time to time.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Agri-Business, Agronomy, Biology, Plant Crop Science or related field. Minimum 1-3 years’ experience managing farm production systems and supervising farm crews. Working knowledge of general food regulations and food safety fundamentals.

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The opportunities within the agriculture industry are endless. Whether you are looking to start your journey or take the next step in your agriculture career, there is a place for you. Go to AgHires.com to search thousands of current job openings, ranging from agronomy jobs to marketing jobs to service technician jobs. New jobs are uploaded to our website daily.

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